accessory spleen n.
Any of the small globular masses of splenic tissue occasionally found in the area of the spleen, or in one of the peritoneal folds.
- Accessory symptom
accessory symptom accessory symptom n. A symptom that usually but not always accompanies a certain disease. Also called concomitant symptom.
- Accessory vertebral vein
accessory vertebral vein accessory vertebral vein n. A vein that accompanies the vertebral vein but passes through the foramen of the transverse process of the seventh cervical vertebra and opens independently into the brachiocephalic vein.
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accho sultry or sandy, a town and harbour of Phoenicia, in the tribe of Asher, but never acquired by them (Judg. 1:31). It was known to the ancient Greeks and Romans by the name of Ptolemais, from Ptolemy the king of Egypt, who rebuilt it about B.C. 100. Here Paul landed on his last journey […]
a short grace note one half step below, and struck at the same time as, a principal note. Historical Examples The acciaccatura (or short appoggiatura) is written like the appoggiatura except that it has a light stroke across its stem. Music Notation and Terminology Karl W. Gehrkens The appoggiatura is always accented, but the acciaccatura […]